reportbadminton16 days ago

BWF New Zealand Open | Indian challenge ends as HS Prannoy bows out in quarters

India’s challenge at the BWF New Zealand Open has come to an end as HS Prannoy lost the quarter-final match of Men’s Singles on Friday. After taking the first game against Japan’s Kanta Tsuneyama, Prannoy lost the next two and was defeated 21-17, 15-21, 14-21 in the quarter-final match.
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reportbadminton17 days ago

BWF New Zealand Open | Sai Praneeth bows out as HS Prannoy progresses

India now have just one shuttler left in the Super 300 tournament after B Sai Praneeth lost to Lin Dan in straight games while HS Prannoy defeated Indonesia’s Tommy Sugiarto in straight games to enter the quarterfinals. The doubles pair Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy also bowed out in pre-quarters.
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reportbadminton18 days ago

New Zealand Open | Saina Nehwal eliminated as Sai Praneeth, HS Prannoy advance

India started their New Zealand Open campaign on a sour note with Saina Nehwal getting eliminated in the first round itself while male shuttlers Sai Praneeth and HS Prannoy advanced. Lakshya Sen was also shown the door but not before he stretched Wang Tzu Wei to a thrilling three gamer match.
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reportbadminton19 days ago

New Zealand Open | Lakshya Sen enters main draw as Parupalli Kashyap bows out

India started the New Zealand Open tournament in a mix with Lakshya Sen sealing a berth in the first main round of the competition while Parupalli Kashyap failed to make the cut. India kick start their main campaign tomorrow as Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy, Sai Praneeth and more take centre stage.
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reportbadminton23 days ago

Badminton Asia Championships | Indian challenge ends as Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma bow out

The Indian challenge at the ongoing Badminton Asia Championships has come to an end in the quarter-finals after Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu and Sameer Verma lose their respective matches. Sindhu and Srikanth lost their quarter-final ties in straight games while Nehwal’s match went into the decider.
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reportbadminton24 days ago

Badminton Asia Championships | PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma advance to quarterfinals

After a mixed opening to their campaign, India have extended their winning run into the quarter-finals of the Badminton Asia Championships as PV Sindhu and Sameer Verma registered respective wins. The mixed doubles pair of Utkarsh Arora and Karishma Wadkar, however, was ousted early in the day.
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reportbadminton25 days ago

Badminton Asia Championships | Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma qualify for Round 2, Kidambi Srikanth bows out

Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu have qualified for the second round of the ongoing Badminton Asia Championships in the women’s singles events. On the other hand, Kidambi Srikanth has crashed out from the first round in the men’s singles while Sameer Verma has started his campaign with a win. 
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reportbadminton2 months ago

Malaysia Open 2019 | Sameer Verma loses in first round as mixed doubles duo progresses

Sameer Verma had come to his opening match of the tournament as the second favourite against Shi Yuqi and put up a tremendous fight before eventually running out of fuel. In other games, N Sikki Reddy got the job done with Pranaav Jerry Chopra, but she faltered alongside Ashwini Ponnappa.
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reportbadminton5 months ago

BWF World Tour Finals | PV Sindhu starts campaign with comprehensive win while Sameer Verma loses to Momota

In a mixed day for India at the BWF World Tour Finals, PV Sindhu has registered a comprehensive 24-22, 21-15 victory over Akane Yamaguchi to progress to the second round. The only other Indian to have qualified for the tournament, Sameer Verma, however, has lost to Kento Momota in straight games.
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reportbadminton6 months ago

BWF SaarLorLux Open | Subhankar Dey enters final after beating Ren Pengbo in tough encounter

Subhankar Dey has been on a roll at the SaarLorLux Open in Germany and has got the better of China’s Ren Pengbo 21-18, 11-21, 24-22 to enter the finals of the tournament. In the final, the Bengal boy will lock horns with England’s Rajiv Ouseph, who beat Toma Junior Popov in the other semifinal.
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